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Parade and civic reception for victorious Sky Blues

Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 in Council and democracy news

The Lord Mayor is to host a civic reception tomorrow (Weds 30 May) to celebrate Coventry City securing promotion back to League One.

Show support for the Armed Forces

Published on Friday, 22 June 2018 in Armed forces support news

There will be a special church service at Holy Trinity church on 30 June to mark Armed Forces Day.

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Return of the Food Festival

Published on Thursday, 21 June 2018 in Events news

Flavours from around the world will fill Coventry when a celebration of all things foodie returns to the city centre this weekend.

PLAY workshop for KS1 at the Herbert

Published on Thursday, 21 June 2018 in Services for schools news

Book now for the new workshop to complement the forthcoming exhibition; PLAY: An Exploration of Toys, Games and Fun. Available until 21st September 2018

Clear about crystals

Published on Thursday, 21 June 2018 in Libraries news

Free scientific workshops about crystals and how their properties can be used to make new technology, will take place at Central Library next month.

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Coventry on the road to a greener infrastructure

Published on Thursday, 21 June 2018 in Regeneration news

Coventry has become one of the first cities in the country to trial environmentally-friendly alternatives when resurfacing its roads.

City set to benefit from new superfast broadband network

Published on Monday, 18 June 2018 in Community and living news

Coventry could be in for a multi-million pound windfall as it reaps the benefits of new superfast broadband.

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Four new artists join the Godiva Festival lineup

Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018 in Events news

Coventry’s Godiva Festival has confirmed four new artists for its 2018 lineup; Jonas Blue, Professor Green, Blood Red Shoes and Little Comets.

Firm named for VLR project

Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018 in Regeneration news

An award-winning transport specialist has won a contract to work with WMG to design and construct an innovative very light rail vehicle which will be part of a new transport solution for Coventry.

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City Domestic Abuse Strategy unveiled

Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018 in Domestic violence news

Partners from across Coventry have launched the Coventry Domestic Abuse Strategy 2018-2023 to tackle domestic abuse in the city.

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Coventry resident wins Festival of Learning Award

Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018 in Adult education news

Frank McCann from Coventry has been announced as the winner of Festival of Learning's Learning for Health Award 2018 for his exceptional achievement in adult learning.

City to celebrate Refugee Week

Published on Wednesday, 13 June 2018 in Community and living news

Art exhibitions, live music, a football World Cup and two community parties will be just some of the ways that Coventry celebrates the contribution, creativity and resilience of refugees that now call

Council calls for information on private fostering

Published on Tuesday, 12 June 2018 in Fostering news

Coventry City Council is urging people involved in private fostering arrangements to let them know.

Have you got a healthy heart?

Published on Monday, 11 June 2018 in Public health news

A new healthy lifestyle service is encouraging people to find out how young their heart really is.

Dog control order is proving a success

Published on Monday, 11 June 2018 in Community and living news

A Public Space Protection Order that aims to curb the behaviour of irresponsible dog owners in Coventry is working well – and it is likely to be renewed for a further three years.

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City youngsters in Guildhall gig

Published on Monday, 11 June 2018 in Community and living news

Young musicians from Coventry schools are being given the chance to showcase their talents in one of the city’s most iconic buildings.

Carers' Information and Wellbeing Event

Published on Friday, 08 June 2018 in Carers' support news

Coventry City Council is holding an information and wellbeing event as part of Carers Week.

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Practice Week brings focus on innovation to Coventry

Published on Thursday, 07 June 2018 in Children and families news

Best practice and innovation will be at the forefront when Coventry City Council Children’s and Adult Services hosts Practice Week (25-29 June).

Bands in the Park 2018 continues this Sunday in Longford Park

Published on Thursday, 07 June 2018 in Events news

The FREE Bands in the Park events continue this Sunday 10 June in Longford Park, near to the Windmill Rd entrance, with Acoustica providing the music between 2pm and 3.30pm.

Things to do in National Bike Week

Published on Wednesday, 06 June 2018 in Cycling news

Saturday marks the start of National Bike week so with the current good weather and lighter nights there's no better time to get out on your bike.

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Innovative drug and alcohol support services launch in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 06 June 2018 in Public health news

On Monday 4 June, national health and social care charity Change Grow Live (CGL) together with Coventry City Council officially launched their new drug and alcohol support service for adults.

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Orwell's Down and Out Live - live screening at Central Library

Published on Tuesday, 05 June 2018 in Libraries news

Coventry Central Library is screening Orwell’s Down and Out Live on Wednesday 6 June 2018 2-6pm.

Council confirms £4.75m support for City of Culture 2021

Published on Tuesday, 05 June 2018 in Community and living news

The Council will be able to earmark £4.75m to put towards the City of Culture activities in 2021 after it announced its end of year financial position for 2017/18.

Scheme to improve historic Burges moves nearer

Published on Monday, 04 June 2018 in Regeneration news

A £3.8m scheme to transform one of the most historic areas of the city centre is set to move a step closer later this month.

BookTrust to give away 450,000 free books to celebrate National Bookstart Week

Published on Monday, 04 June 2018 in Schools, libraries and learning news

Coventry Libraries and Information Services will be celebrating National Bookstart Week 2018 this week with a range of activities.

New €4m project to create new opportunities for communities across the West Midlands

Published on Thursday, 31 May 2018 in Invest in Coventry news

An innovative partnership project is to be launched that will enable refugees, migrants and other citizens to create new work opportunities and support communities across the region.

Call for Virgin Trains to rethink Uber link

Published on Thursday, 31 May 2018 in Taxi and minicab licensing news

Leading city councillors have called on Virgin Trains to think again about a pilot scheme that sees the rail firm form a partnership with app-based taxi company Uber.

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Channel 4 shortlists Coventry and the West Midlands as location for new HQ

Published on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 in Business and licensing news

Channel 4 has today announced that Coventry and the West Midlands has been shortlisted to be the home for the broadcaster’s new national HQ.

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Bands in the Park 2018 begin this Sunday

Published on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 in Events news

The Bands in the Park events return to many of Coventry's beautiful parks this summer with ten different bands performing on Sunday afternoons.

Domestic abuse and sexual violence survey

Published on Wednesday, 30 May 2018 in Domestic violence news

The Public Health Team wants to hear what you have to say about our domestic abuse and sexual violence and abuse services.

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Coventry Rocks – again!

Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 in Leisure and culture news

The city’s War Memorial Park played host to BBC Music’s The Biggest Weekend and once again proved what an amazing city Coventry is.

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